into a fund-raiser saying the family's hospital bills could be 100,000-dollar or more plus the in home care and rehabilitation. >> yes. cared for twice a day and he is not fond of it, but for the most part he came home and was almost like the same boy that left. >> now daniel is anchored down and relaxing on a house boat as his favorite artist, lady gaga is played. >> when i saw those boats out there, i thought wow, this is what it is about. people giving, people caring. >> a big thumb's up for how long daniel has come, now he is the captain with day one of the school year behind him. >> this support for daniel has been incredible and i could never say the words i need to say to express my thanks for that. >> cheryl connor, abc2news. that was awesome. good for you daniel.